History Literature / LegionOfNetHeroes

20th May '17 7:06:47 PM nombretomado
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* TrenchcoatBrigade: The [[VertigoComics Vertigo]]-inspired spinoff Net.Trenchcoat Brigade.

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* TrenchcoatBrigade: The [[VertigoComics [[Creator/VertigoComics Vertigo]]-inspired spinoff Net.Trenchcoat Brigade.
20th May '17 1:04:20 PM nombretomado
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In April of 1992, during a discussion on the {{Usenet}} newsgroup rec.arts.comics.misc, one poster declared himself "Spelling Boy". Another suggested that they form a Legion of Net.Heroes (in imitation of [[Creator/DCComics DC's]] ''Comicbook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}''), and others piled in, making up silly superhero names for themselves. Eventually, one declared himself as the [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate villainous]] "Doctor Killfile", leading into the first true LNH story, the ''Cosmic Plot Device Caper''.

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In April of 1992, during a discussion on the {{Usenet}} Website/{{Usenet}} newsgroup rec.arts.comics.misc, one poster declared himself "Spelling Boy". Another suggested that they form a Legion of Net.Heroes (in imitation of [[Creator/DCComics DC's]] ''Comicbook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}''), and others piled in, making up silly superhero names for themselves. Eventually, one declared himself as the [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate villainous]] "Doctor Killfile", leading into the first true LNH story, the ''Cosmic Plot Device Caper''.
20th Nov '16 3:54:42 AM SeptimusHeap
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* InstantAwesomeJustAddNinja: Ultimate Ninja
31st Jul '16 12:13:58 PM nombretomado
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In April of 1992, during a discussion on the {{Usenet}} newsgroup rec.arts.comics.misc, one poster declared himself "Spelling Boy". Another suggested that they form a Legion of Net.Heroes (in imitation of [[DCComics DC's]] ''Comicbook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}''), and others piled in, making up silly superhero names for themselves. Eventually, one declared himself as the [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate villainous]] "Doctor Killfile", leading into the first true LNH story, the ''Cosmic Plot Device Caper''.

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In April of 1992, during a discussion on the {{Usenet}} newsgroup rec.arts.comics.misc, one poster declared himself "Spelling Boy". Another suggested that they form a Legion of Net.Heroes (in imitation of [[DCComics [[Creator/DCComics DC's]] ''Comicbook/{{Legion Of Super-Heroes}}''), and others piled in, making up silly superhero names for themselves. Eventually, one declared himself as the [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate villainous]] "Doctor Killfile", leading into the first true LNH story, the ''Cosmic Plot Device Caper''.



To coincide with [[TheDCU the new 52]] and the LNH's 20th anniversary, a new AlternateContinuity[=/=]UltimateUniverse called {{LNH20}} is currently being drawn up. Stay tuned...

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To coincide with [[TheDCU the new 52]] ComicBook/{{new 52}} and the LNH's 20th anniversary, a new AlternateContinuity[=/=]UltimateUniverse called {{LNH20}} is currently being drawn up. Stay tuned...
15th May '16 11:24:21 PM nombretomado
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* SeriesFranchise: There's the original LNH and THREE different UltimateUniverse versions: LNHY (with more [[RefugeInAudacity blasphemous/tasteless]] and SurrealHumor), LNHX (a loosely MarvelCinematicUniverse-inspired, more centralized version) and the currently in-development LNH20. As if one version wasn't confusing enough..

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* SeriesFranchise: There's the original LNH and THREE different UltimateUniverse versions: LNHY (with more [[RefugeInAudacity blasphemous/tasteless]] and SurrealHumor), LNHX (a loosely MarvelCinematicUniverse-inspired, Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse-inspired, more centralized version) and the currently in-development LNH20. As if one version wasn't confusing enough..
14th Apr '15 5:49:30 PM nombretomado
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* DarkAge: Since the LNH was created right in the middle of this, it contains many, ''many'' parodies.

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* DarkAge: UsefulNotes/TheDarkAgeOfComicBooks: Since the LNH was created right in the middle of this, it contains many, ''many'' parodies.
25th Mar '14 7:59:57 AM SeptimusHeap
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* CrossOver: With the other superhero parody shared universe, {{Superguy}}, in Dvandom Force's Grand Tour storyline. Constellation, which Dvandom Force spun out of, was itself a spinoff of Dave Van Domelen's RPG campaign, which eventually was used as background for [[AcademyOfSuperHeroes ASH]].

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* CrossOver: With the other superhero parody shared universe, {{Superguy}}, in Dvandom Force's Grand Tour storyline. Constellation, which Dvandom Force spun out of, was itself a spinoff of Dave Van Domelen's RPG campaign, which eventually was used as background for [[AcademyOfSuperHeroes [[WebOriginal/AcademyOfSuperheroes ASH]].
25th Mar '14 7:58:23 AM SeptimusHeap
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Thus began a tradition of silliness and NoFourthWall that continues up to the present day. When the Legion outgrew rec.arts.comics (and spinoff rec.arts.comics.misc), they moved to alt.comics.lnh, and later, their permanent home, rec.arts.comics.creative (which also hosts other WebOriginal {{Shared Universe}}s such as AcademyOfSuperHeroes, referred to as "imprints"). With thousands of stories, hundreds of series, and dozens of authors in the archive, it touches (and, usually, parodies) every aspect of the SuperHero genre.

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Thus began a tradition of silliness and NoFourthWall that continues up to the present day. When the Legion outgrew rec.arts.comics (and spinoff rec.arts.comics.misc), they moved to alt.comics.lnh, and later, their permanent home, rec.arts.comics.creative (which also hosts other WebOriginal {{Shared Universe}}s such as AcademyOfSuperHeroes, WebOriginal/AcademyOfSuperheroes, referred to as "imprints"). With thousands of stories, hundreds of series, and dozens of authors in the archive, it touches (and, usually, parodies) every aspect of the SuperHero genre.
5th Mar '14 2:22:00 PM Willbyr
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-->Dan'l Danehy Oakes, AKA "Spelling Boy"

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-->Dan'l -->-- '''Dan'l Danehy Oakes, Oakes''', AKA "Spelling Boy"



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3rd Apr '13 12:17:32 PM rjung
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